Nino emigrated to Switzerland and is a waiter. He is happy with what he considers his new home, but the Italians in Switzerland are not well seen and it is a bad day when Nino is removed from the seasonal residence permit. However, he decides to remain in the country as a clandestine. Then he meets an Italian industrialist who helps him, but the help will not last long. In order to overcome the prejudice of the Swiss, he disguises himself as one of them, only to make matters worse. Eventually, after obtaining the desired permission, Nino will decide to return to Italy.

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Bread and Chocolate (1974)

Unrated

Drama/Comedy · 1h 40m · 1/18/1974

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Nino emigrated to Switzerland and is a waiter. He is happy with what he considers his new home, but the Italians in Switzerland are not well seen and it is a bad day when Nino is removed from the seasonal residence permit. However, he decides to remain in the country as a clandestine. Then he meets an Italian industrialist who helps him, but the help will not last long. In order to overcome the prejudice of the Swiss, he disguises himself as one of them, only to make matters worse. Eventually, after obtaining the desired permission, Nino will decide to return to Italy.

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Status

Released

Languages

Italian, German, English, French, Greek, Spanish

Country

Italy

Production Company

Verona Produzione
Cast
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Nino Manfredi

Giovanni 'Nino' Garofoli
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Paolo Turco

Gianni
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Ugo D'Alessio

Pietro
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Tano Cimarosa

Gigi
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Gianfranco Barra

The Turk
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Giorgio Cerioni

Police Inspector
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Francesco D'Adda

Rudiger
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Geoffrey Copleston

Boegli (as Geoffrey Copplestone)
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Federico Scrobogna

Grigory
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Max Delys

Renzo
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Johnny Dorelli

Italian Industrialist
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Anna Karina

Elena
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Umberto Raho

Jacques, il Maitre
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Nelide Giammarco

The Blonde
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Manfred Freyberger

Swissman on Bar
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Cyrus Elias

Michele, the thief (as Ciro Elias)
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Licia Farre

Laura
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Giorgio Dolfin

Paolo
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Patrizia Giammei

Mara
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Giacomo Rizzo

Michele
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Fortunato Arena

Shantytowner (uncredited)
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Calogero Azzaretto

Shantytowner (uncredited)
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Mirko Baiocchi

Double-bass Player (uncredited)
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Angelo Boscariol

Italian worker (uncredited)
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Giuseppe Cardone

Train Passenger (uncredited)
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Salvatore Carrara

Shantytowner (uncredited)
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Angelo Casadei

Shantytowner (uncredited)
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Enrico Cesaretti

Swiss at Bar (uncredited)
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Massimo Ciprari

Swiss at Bar (uncredited)
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Franz Colangeli

Restaurant Customer (uncredited)
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Manlio Dalla Pria

Restaurant Customer (uncredited)
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Raniero Dorascenzi

Shantytowner (uncredited)
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Tom Felleghy

Restaurant Customer (uncredited)
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Iolanda Fortini

Cleaning Woman (uncredited)
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Ferruccio Fregonese

Restaurant Customer (uncredited)
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Ciro Giorgio

Train Passenger (uncredited)
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Massimo Giuliani

Gianni (voice) (uncredited)
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Margherita Horowitz

Restaurant Customer (uncredited)
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Silvio Klein

Restaurant Customer (uncredited)
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Anna Manduchi

Cashier (uncredited)
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Giuseppe Marrocco

Restaurant Customer (uncredited)
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Gianni Marzocchi

Renzo (voice) (uncredited)
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Piero Morgia

Swiss at Bar (uncredited)
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Vezio Natili

Restaurant Customer (uncredited)
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Anna Maria Perego

Restaurant Customer (uncredited)
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Howard Nelson Rubien

Restaurant Customer (uncredited)
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Amedeo Salamon

Restaurant Customer (uncredited)
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Rita Savagnone

Elena (voice) (uncredited)
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Luigi Scavran

Sommelier (uncredited)
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Maurizio Streccioni

Restaurant Customer (uncredited)
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Sandra Wolff

Restaurant Customer (uncredited)
Crew
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Franco Brusati

Director
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Franco Brusati

Writer
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Jaja Fiastri

Writer
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Nino Manfredi

Writer
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

Bread and Chocolate

(DVD, Box)

2/12/2002

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